Archive for May, 2008

What makes programming so difficult and can we make it easier?

Posted in buzzpal philosophy, other people's blogs, recruiting, startups on May 19, 2008 by chrisco

A few typos, but still a good article (from my “not a programmer” perspective):

What makes programming so difficult and can we make it easier?
By Karsten Wagner
May 07, 2008

I often thought about the reasons why programming seems to be so difficult and also so different to many other professions. And to what degree it’s possible to simplify and quicken the process. Inspired by this blog post, I want to share my view of the topic here.

What’s the ‘process’ behind programming? How do we do it? I think that we can break down the process of programming info three steps:

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Tips for Building Next Gen Web Apps

Posted in articles, buzzpal philosophy, other people's blogs, startups on May 13, 2008 by chrisco

Good one from socialcomputingmagazine.com.

Tips for Building Next Generation Web 2.0 Applications
By Dion Hinchcliffe
Thursday, 17 April 2008

Design Elements of Next Generation Web 2.0 ApplicationsI’ve been spending a good amount of time the last several weeks getting ready for the workshop session I’ll be giving at Web 2.0 Expo next week in San Francisco on building next-generation Web 2.0 applications. What does “next generation” mean compared to what we were doing a couple of years ago with Web 2.0? A good number of things as it turns out.

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Excellent Paul Graham Interview

Posted in buzzpal philosophy, other people's blogs, startups, venture capital on May 4, 2008 by chrisco

Startups, determination, co-founders, “market” matters most.

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